Kazakhstan Premier League

Publication date: 29 Aug 2022

About the Kazakhstan Professional Football League

Kazakh Premier League is a professional football league among Kazakhstan’s football teams. The official name according to the rules of the season 2020 is OLIMPBET-Championship of Kazakhstan; the Kazakhstan Premier League. Championship is under the direction of the Kazakhstan Football Federation.

Official website of the Kazakhstan Professional Football League

2022 Kazakhstan Premier League

The OLIMPBET-Championship of Kazakhstan will be held from 5 March to 6 November 2022. 14 clubs participate in the championship. Team Tobol (Kostanay) will defend the league title.

History of the Kazakhstan Premier League

The Kazakhstan Premier League was founded in 1992. At that time, the championship was held on a spring-fall system.

Since 2001, the league winners have qualified to play in the UEFA Champions League.

Team Astana took part in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League in the 2015/2016 season.

Since 2010, the competition began to be held in 2 stages. The teams were divided into 2 groups of 6 teams each. The first group competed for places 1-6.

In the 2012 season, 14 teams competed in the Premier League. After one year, the number of teams was reduced to 12. In season 2021, the number of clubs has been increased to 14 again.

Since the first season of the Kazakhstan Premier League, FC Shakhter Karagandy has never been eliminated from the league.

Winners of the previous seasons of the Kazakh Premier League

The year Venue Results/ Winning team
2021 Kazakhstan Tobol
2020 Kazakhstan Kairat
2019 Kazakhstan Astana

2023 Kazakhstan Premier League

Information on the dates and venues of the next season of the Kazakhstan Premier League is being clarified.

Keep an eye on the dates of football tournaments and other events in our Sports Events Calendar.

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